Hibernian



[hahy-bur-nee-uh n] /haɪˈbɜr ni ən/

adjective
1.
of, relating to, or characteristic of Ireland or its inhabitants; Irish.
noun
2.
a native of Ireland.
/haɪˈbɜːnɪən; hɪˈbɜːnɪən/
adjective
1.
of or relating to Ireland or its inhabitants
noun
2.
a native or inhabitant of Ireland

1630s (adj.), 1709 (n.); see Hibernia + -ian. Related: Hibernianism.

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  • Hiberno-

    /haɪˈbɜːnəʊ; hɪˈbɜːnəʊ/ combining form 1. denoting Irish or Ireland: Hiberno-English

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    [hahy-bur-noh-ing-glish or, often, -lish] /haɪˈbɜr noʊˈɪŋ glɪʃ or, often, -lɪʃ/ noun 1. Also called Anglo-Irish. the English language as spoken in Ireland. adjective 2. of or relating to Hiberno-English.



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